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Black Glam: Entrepreneur and hair stylist to the stars Kim Kimble reveals what...

Stylist to the stars, Kim Kimble, sat down with theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for a good catch-up session.
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WATCH: Ryan Coogler, John David Washington, Tichina Arnold and more at the AAFCA Awards

The 10th annual AAFCA Awards went down Wednesday night in Los Angeles and TheGrio was on deck for the star-studded affair that featured appearances...
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New Way To Play: Johnny Wright and friends embark on a glamping getaway

Johnny Wright is always looking for a good time, great food and new way to play.

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Wendy Williams is a woman who’s got a story to tell and an ax to grind. Williams is reportedly looking to get her own scoop out to the masses and is shopping a deal for a tell-all, hour-long TV spot, The Daily Mail repo...
Another clip of Kanye West’s sit down with David Letterman for the Netflix talk show My Next Guest Needs No Introduction lends more insight into how oblivious he actually is about politics. —WATCH: Netflix drops traile...


Aldi’s flour recalled in 11 states for E.coli infections

Seventeen people in eight states have become ill due to an E.coli outbreak from Aldi's flour.

‘Blessed’ Walmart worker who walked six miles to gets special gift

A Louisiana woman and Walmart employee who walked six miles to her job every week was recently gifted a brand new Chevy. According to WWL, Anita's Singleton, 52, has been an employee of the mega market for three years ...

Making history: Rihanna launches brand Fenty in Paris store

Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, is unveiling her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris. The collection, named after the singer-turned-designer's ...

H&M launches collection to support LGBTQI+ community with Laverne Cox

H&M is ready to get you right for summer! The trendy retailer announced today, H&M's Love for All collection and campaign titled Stay True, Stay You in support of the LGBTQI+ community. And to kickoff the ca...


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Ayesha Curry shuts down online troll who tried to fat shame her baby boy

Ayesha Curry had to go from zero to 100, first celebrating husband Stephen Curry’s NBA Western Conference win to shutting down a troll who tried to fat-shame her plump baby boy. --Ayesha Curry blames postpartum depressi...

Jay-Z and RocNation sued by boxer alleging they’re to blame for brain injury

An LA-based boxer is suing Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sports after suffering a traumatic brain injury in the ring. According to reports, Daniel Franco signed a four-year contract with Roc Nation Sports in 2015 with seven knoc...

Former NFL player faces rape charges of two women

A former NFL player who claimed he was house hunting last year, instead appeared in court to face charges of raping two women on Monday, according to prosecutors. --‘Three strikes’ sentencing reform leaves out Black inm...
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76ers’ Joel Embiid was in his feelings after playoff loss, and apparently isn’t ashamed

It's okay to cry when you lose...or not. Debate has been circulating in the sports universe over whether the Sixers center showed too much emotion after being shut down by Kawhi Leonard


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Roxane Gay and Medium launch ‘Gay Magazine’

Author and social activist Roxane Gay has collaborated with the online publishing platform Medium to officially launch Gay Magazine.
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Byron Allen reveals why his award from LA Urban League is especially personal during inspiring acceptance speech

Byron Allen, founder/chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios, was honored with the 2019 Whitney M. Young, Jr.,...
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For your listening pleasure: 15 podcasts produced for and by young, bold, and multitalented Black women

For your listening pleasure, here are 15 of theGrio’s top binge-worthy podcasts run by and created with Black women in mind.

LL Cool J wins “Rock the Bells” lawsuit

Rapper, actor and TV host LL Cool J is celebrating a major victory, after winning his Rock the Bells lawsuit against Guerilla Union, Inc.